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Description: Google’s mobile OS reigned supreme in the third quarter with 84 percent of global shipments, says research firm Strategy Analytics. And then there are the warning signs.

Source: CNET

Date: October 31, 2014

 

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Android continued to dominate the smartphone market last quarter, far outpacing Apple’s iOS, according to research released Friday by Strategy Analytics. For the third quarter, global shipments of Android-based smartphones reached 268 million, up from 206 million for the same quarter a year ago. Those numbers helped the OS win a market share of 84 percent, up from 81.4 percent in the year-ago quarter. Strategy Analytics cited the power of Android overall but did point to challenges for individual Android device makers. Read the full story.

Questions for discussion:

1. Do you prefer Android, iPhone or Blackberry?

2. Do you see the Android phone overtaking iPhone shares in the near future?

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